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Cardinals edge Dodgers, 1-0, take 2-0 lead in NLCS
Rookie pitcher Wacha beats Kershaw despite just two hits from offense
St. Louis Cardinals' David Freese jumps over home plate after scoring from third on a sacrifice fly by Jon Jay during the fifth inning of Game 2 of the National League baseball championship series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday in St. Louis. - photo by Jeff Roberson
ST. LOUIS — Rookie Michael Wacha pitched into the seventh inning with zero margin for error and the St. Louis Cardinals silenced the Los Angeles Dodgers for the second straight day, winning 1-0 Saturday for a 2-0 lead in the NL championship series. The Cardinals managed only two hits off Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers, but Jon Jay's sacrifice fly set up by A.J. Ellis' passed ball in the fifth stood up. The Dodgers' scoreless streak in the NLCS reached 19 innings.
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